Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 265 262
Rank change year-on-year +55 -3 +46
Permanent jobs citing R 65 44 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.13% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 60
West Midlands median annual salary £36,750 £52,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £38,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,374 3,877 5,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.05% 44.12% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,822 3,302 4,630
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £24,988
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for R in the West Midlands

R
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +45 23 £34,000 -35.24% 4
Coventry +18 22 £56,250 - 4
Warwickshire -9 7 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Staffordshire +9 5 £25,000 -25.37% 2
Solihull -11 2 £57,500 +35.29%
Shropshire - 2 £55,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 48 (73.85%) Python
2 29 (44.62%) C
2 29 (44.62%) Data Science
3 27 (41.54%) C++
3 27 (41.54%) SQL
4 26 (40.00%) Degree
5 22 (33.85%) C#
6 21 (32.31%) SAS
7 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (29.23%) Machine Learning
9 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
10 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.15%) OO
11 16 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (24.62%) Analytics
12 15 (23.08%) Java
13 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
13 14 (21.54%) Power BI
13 14 (21.54%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (21.54%) Power Platform
14 13 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 13 (20.00%) Finance
15 12 (18.46%) Regression Testing
15 12 (18.46%) DNS
15 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
15 12 (18.46%) Linux
15 12 (18.46%) Computer Science

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (32.31%) SAS
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
3 1 (1.54%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Power Platform
2 5 (7.69%) AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.54%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (18.46%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Power BI
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
6 6 (9.23%) QlikView
7 4 (6.15%) Big Data
8 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.62%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.08%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.54%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) GDB
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Marketing
3 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Consultant
1 12 (18.46%) Software Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Risk Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Data Scientist
6 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Data Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Graduate
6 6 (9.23%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) TensorFlow
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) HTML5
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) Anaconda
5 1 (1.54%) Kafka
5 1 (1.54%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.54%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (18.46%) Cloud Native
4 9 (13.85%) Credit Risk
5 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Data Science
2 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (29.23%) Machine Learning
4 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
5 17 (26.15%) OO
6 16 (24.62%) Analytics
6 16 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (21.54%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
8 12 (18.46%) Process Improvement
8 12 (18.46%) Regression Testing
8 12 (18.46%) Statistical Modelling
9 11 (16.92%) Data Analysis
9 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
10 10 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (13.85%) Deep Learning
11 9 (13.85%) Economics
11 9 (13.85%) Mathematics
11 9 (13.85%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) Python
2 29 (44.62%) C
3 27 (41.54%) C++
3 27 (41.54%) SQL
4 22 (33.85%) C#
5 15 (23.08%) Java
6 12 (18.46%) Rust
7 10 (15.38%) Scala
8 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
9 8 (12.31%) MATLAB
10 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
11 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) PhD
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) Basel II
1 9 (13.85%) IFRS
1 9 (13.85%) IFRS 9
2 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.62%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
2 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Apple
3 4 (6.15%) MathWorks
3 4 (6.15%) Tableau
3 4 (6.15%) Teradata
4 3 (4.62%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.62%) Informatica
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Databricks
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Omniture
5 1 (1.54%) StreamSets
5 1 (1.54%) Tealium
5 1 (1.54%) Virgin Media